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The Medal

Spring 2014

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The Medal (issue 64, Spring 2014)

Editorial
3 Making connections

Articles
4 The identification of a medal of Cristoforo Civran
Eleonora Luciano

10 Paying for gold with chocolate
Thomas Simon and a gift for the Swedish ambassador in 1656
Larry Kreitzer

16 'Mediocre essays in medallic vituperation'
German First World War medals and the British Museum
Thomas Hockenhull

Features
32 Au creux de la main
Une exposition du Cabinet des médailles à Paris
Inès Villela-Petit

Publications
58 Yvan Loskoutoff’s Héraldique et numismatique I: Moyen age – temps modernes
Mark Jones

59 Publications noted

62 News
FIDEM
BAMS
Great Britain
The Netherlands
China
Austria
Germany
Canada
Russia
Lithuania
Italy
USA

70 Medals from BAMS
New medals
Medals still available

The Medal is published twice a year, in March and September, and includes articles on historical and contemporary medals, book reviews, international news items, and information on medals currently available from the British Art Medal Society. It is read in Europe, the United States, and around the world, by artists, collectors, art historians, and many others, and is retained for reference. The print run is in the region of 1,000. A section of advertisements is included at the back of each magazine.

Published by the British Art Medal Trust in association with the Fédération Internationale de la Médaille.

Editor:  Philip Attwood
c/o Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum, London WC1B 3DG
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Email: pattwood@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
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